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The REINS Act - PodcastThe Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, sponsored by Todd Young, was passed by the House of Representatives on August 2nd, 2013. The Senate version of the bill is sponsored by Rand Paul. This legislation would require Congress to approve every new major rule proposed by the Executive Branch, which has an annual economic impact of $100 million or more, before it can be enforced. Our experts discussed the impact, importance, and future of the REINS Act.


  • Prof. David SchoenbrodVisiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute and Trustee Professor, New York Law School
  • Mr. Trevor FoughtyCommunications Director, Office of Representative Todd Young
  • Ms. Emily MuellerLegislative Director, Office of Representative Todd Young
  • Moderator: Mr. Dean A. Reuter, Vice President & Director of Practice Groups, The Federalist Society

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